FIREFLIES

FIREFLIES

Join the next generation of education researchers with the necessary research, leadership, entrepreneurial, and professional skills to increase the quality, accessibility, use, and relevance of education research and to improve education outcomes for all learners.

Focused on the interdisciplinary study of reading, 10 doctoral fellows will be prepared to succeed as education researchers in a variety of contexts, including institutions of high education, local and state education agencies, and nonprofit research organizations.

 

Annual funding package (3 or 4 year program)

  • $34,000 stipend
  • Up to $12,000 to cover tuition and student health insurance
  • $2,000 Research, Travel, Engagement, and Development Fund

Students will apply through their doctoral program, with some deadlines as early as December 1, 2020.
Interviews for FIREFLIES will begin in early 2021, so applicants are encouraged to apply to their doctoral program as early as possible and no later than Jan 1, 2021.
Please see the doctoral program of interest for specific information on application requirements and deadlines.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Acceptance in one of the following FSU doctoral programs where FCRR faculty are appointed and assigned as your primary advisor (begin program in Fall 2021):
  • A commitment to study P-12 student reading achievement in the United States through an interdisciplinary lens
  • A commitment to study full-time on campus for the duration of the training program, without taking on any additional employment while in the fellowship program
  • A commitment to attain a career as a leading academic researcher in the field of reading research post-graduation

  • Florida State University (University) is an equal opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination for any member of the University's community on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected group status. This policy applies to faculty, staff, students, visitors, applicants, and contractors in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, orders, and University policies, procedures, and processes. 

  • IES requires that all fellows be a citizen of the United States or hold permanent resident status. By accepting this fellowship, the fellow affirms that this requirement is met and will provide documentation (e.g., passport).

 

Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
FSU College of Education

 

 

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